Vintage Travel Brochures & Pamphlets - Steamships and Ocean Liners (Transcribed and Uploaded)
The Steamship / Ocean Liner brochures offers the Family History Researcher an opportunity to lear more about the accommodations, rates for passage, the steamships and they offer numerous interior and exterior photographs - great for augmenting the family history. An excellent Genealogy Resource!
Allan Line Royal Mail Steamers
1908 Brochure Second Cabin Accommodations and Allan Line Fleet Information
Superb early twentieth century brochure provides information on second cabin passenger accommodations, sample menu, a complete Allan Line fleet list, many interior photographs, deck plans and photographs of the officers and crew of the S. S. Corsican.
This 1901 Brochure covers First Cabin Travel on the Steamships of the American Line and includes Deck Plans, Rates for Transatlantic Travel and General Passenger Information.
1907 Brochure Second Cabin Accommodations and Services (Philadelphia - Queenstown - Liverpool)
Brochure covers the American Line Philadelphia to Queenstown (Cobh) to Liverpool service in 1907. Offers a schedule of sailings, rates and bill of fare (typical food served for each meal) and includes information for passengers for each port of call, other points of interest, railways and rates. Special sections on Scandinavian ports, purchasing return tickets, foreign money, valuables and passport requirements. Brochure includes ten interior and exterior photographs.
1902 Second Saloon and Third Class Rates and Accommodations - New York and Glasgow
This small brochure packs a lot of information about accommodations for their immigrant passengers traveling in second saloon and third class at the turn of the twentieth century. Provides fares charged between Glasgow, Londonderry and New York for Second Saloon and Third Class.
1911 Brochure Anchor Line Excursion Season 1911 Special Attractions
Comprehensive brochure offers 14 photographs and illustrations with a glimpse of first class travel circa 1910 featuring the steamship Columbia. Includes a great photograph of the Anchor Line Pier filled with people meeting the ship. Features large photographs of the promenade deck, first cabin dining saloon and stateroom. Gives a brief description of second cabin accommodations.
1912 Anchor Line Information for Passengers: Tours in Ireland, Scotland and England
Exquisite brochure from 1912 offers an excellent glimpse of cabin class travel aboard steamships of that era. This booklet was produced after the Anchor Line's Newest steamship - The Cameronia in 1911. This brochure is nearly identical in content to their 1911 Brochure of Special Attractions for the Excursion Season (above) . Offers additional photographs of the T. S. S. California and Caledonia, First Cabin Music Saloon and Smoking Room, and four female passengers Enjoying the View On Deck.
1926 Brochure: New Anchor Line Fleet : Anchor Line to Ireland & Scotland
24 Pages packed with 22 Photographs, mostly interior views - Cabin Class. Covers the Caledonia, California, Cameronia, Transylvania and Tuscania. Includes Anchor Line Map of Irish Coast & Firth of Clyde. Excellent large photographs make this an exceptional brochure.
Baltic America Line
1920s Brochure: Baltic America Line Fleet - Includes the Steamships: Latvia, Polonia, Lithuania and Estonia
This post World War I brochure published circa 1920 offers a rare look at the Baltic America Line and its fleet of steamships consisting of the Latvia, Polonia, Lituania and Estonia. This line covered the routes between New York, Hamburg, Danzig, Libau and Halifax. Large interior and exterior photographs offers views of an intermediate class steamship.
Baltimore Mail Line
- 1930s Brochure: Outstanding Travel Value to Europe - Baltimore Mail Line - New Ships, One Class, Low Cost
- 1893 Cunard Passenger's Log Book (Excellent source for understanding the history and operations of a steamship including crew requirements.)
- 1902-12 The Story of the Cunard Line
- 1912 Cunard Line R.M.S. Franconia and Laconia - Superb and extremely rare brochure covering these two short-lived sister ships used in the Liverpool to Boston trade.
- 1914 Cunard Services to Boston
- 1921 Passenger's Guide: Mauretania covers Saloon and Second Class accommodations, Cutout indicates what is located in Decks A through E and a listing and information about Ocean Sign Posts.
- 1900 Brochure Dominion Line Steamships - Book of Views - The Fleet of the Dominion Line
Hamburg-American Line (Hamburg-Amerika Linie)
International Mercantile Marine Company (IMM)
Lamport & Holt Line
North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
Scandinavian American Line (Skandinavien Amerika Linie)
United States Lines
- 1920s Third Class Accommodations
- 1923 The Steamship Leviathan Experience the grand elegance of this luxurious liner - many large photographs complement this excellent brochure.
- 1938 Spring and Summer Travel Number United States Lines Log
White Star Line
- 1906-04-16 The Famous Big 4 of the New York - Liverpool Service (Adriatic, Baltic, Cedric and Celtic) Excellent Brochure.
- 1907 Brochure: White Star Line Royal & United States Mail Steamers - 40 pages of great information and photographs.
- 1922 Majestic: The World's Largest Ship
World Traveler Magazine
Multi or Joint Line Issued Brochures
- 1924-02-01 Passage Regulations To North America - 1924 - Hamburg-Amerika Linie and United American Lines (Harriman Line)
Scientific American Travel Guides
Other Brochures in the Archives, In the Queue For Uploading
- 1905 Norway Cruises - Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab Bergen, Det Nordenfjeldske Dampskibsselskab Trondhjem: Yachting Cruises in 1905 to the Fjords of Western Norway, The North Cape, The Land of the Midnight Sun
- 1912 Booklet Services of the CNM - Compagnie de Navigation Mixte, Société Anonume au Capital de 7,050,000 francs - Lignes de la Méditerranée, Service des Passagers, Algérie, Tunisie, Tripolitaine, Espagne, Maroc. Good coverage of their fleet with photographs and information. Text in French.
- 1925 Brochure: American Students Tours - Itinerary of tours (European Cities) available along with costs for 1925. Brochure also has photographs from previous tours showing students at various activities on board and on location.
- 1926-02 Brochure: Germany - Old and New. Published by United American Lines and Hamburg-American Line. 20 Pages. First 15 Pages devoted to locations in and around Germany. The back section provides an overview of the services of the two steamship lines. Photos include Albert Ballin / Deutschland / Hamburg, Resolute / Reliance, Interior views of First Class sections of S.S. Albert Ballin, and S.S. Reliance.
- 1926 Brochure: Ocean Records: A Pocket Handbook for Travelers: Contains One Hundred Pages of Condensed Information, Indispensable to the Traveler. Ninth Edition. Topics included: Planning A Voyage, Passports and Visas, Customs Regulations, Consuls and Ambassadors, Foreign Money, Taxicabs and Porters, Things to Know Onboard Ship, Steamship Records, Ocean Lanes and Distances, Mails, Cables and Radiograms, American Immigration Law.
- 1928-10-19 This Week in Paris, A Publication of American Express, Information regarding events of interest, period advertisement - many of them steamship companies, covers registration of foreigners, Exchange Rates (French Franc, British Pounds, US Dollars, German Marks) and much more.42 Pages.
- 1936-02-10 Brochure: Go Tourist Class: Tourist Class on the North German Lloyd Bremen, Europa, Columbus, Berlin and on the Hamburg-American Line: New York, Hamburg, Deutschland, Hansa and St. Louis. - Masters in the Art of Travel. 24 Pages - Unpagenated. North German Line Photographs Included: Bremen / Europa; S.S. Berlin, S.S. Columbus; S.S. Europa Photos: Lounge; Stateroom; Swimming Pool. S.S. Bremen Photos: Dining Room; Smoking Room; Social Hall. S.S. Columbus Photos: Social Hall; Dining Room; Smoking Room; Stateroom (Single Berth); Stateroom (2-berths); Gymnasium. S.S. Berlin Photos: Stateroom (Two-Berths); Dining Room; Lounge; Smoking Room .Hamburg-American Line Photos Included: S.S. New York; S.S. Deutschland, S.S. Hamburg; S.S. Hansa; S.S.; M.S. St. Louis. New York Photos: Lounge; Social Hall x2; Smoking Room. S.S. Hamburg Photos: Dining Room; Stateroom (Single Berth). S.S. Deutschland Photos: Dining Room. S.S. Hansa Photos: Stateroom (2 Berths); Promenade Deck; Social Hall. S.S. Hamburg Photos: Stateroom (Four-Berths); M.S. St. Louis Photos: Dining Room; State Room (3-Berth); Smoking Room; Swimming Pool.
- 1938 Booklet: One Hundred Years of Transatlantic Steam Navigation 1838-1938, Science Museum of London. A brief outline of the history and development of the Atlantic ferry since the advent of the steamship, as illustrated by a special exhibition at the Science Museum. By H. P. Spratt, B.Sc. A.I.Mech .E., Second Edition. 24 Pages. 7 Illustrations. Major Sections: The Paddle Era; Early Screw Steamers; and Modern Turbine Ships. Includes List of References and Index.
- 1939 Brochure: Sailing to England, Ireland, France and Germany - Hamburg-American Line and North German Lloyd New York Service. Rates and Schedule of Voyages for January through October 1939.
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